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Friday, June 21 2019 - 17:00
Casablanca and Toronto Forge Closer Links to Foster Global Financial Services Collaboration
TORONTO, June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Casablanca Finance City (CFC) and Toronto Finance International (TFI) today 
signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), facilitating increased access and 
co-operation between the Casablanca and Toronto financial centres, and Africa 
and Canada more broadly. The MoU will also provide a platform to promote best 
practices in the areas of green finance and green infrastructure and share 
information and expertise to help enable cooperation between the two financial 
centres in areas such as joint professional financial educational and training 
programs, research, work shops and other activities. 

Manal Bernoussi, CFC Director of Strategy, Marketing and Communications, said, 
"We are honored to sign this agreement with Toronto Finance International which 
will enable exploring cooperation opportunities between Canada, Morocco and 
Africa. This agreement allows Casablanca Finance City to strengthen its 
partnerships network in North America and further expand its international 
cooperation. It also confirms CFC's interest for the North American markets and 
reciprocally the attractiveness of the African continent for North American 

Jennifer Reynolds, President and CEO, Toronto Finance International, said, "We 
are very pleased to establish an MoU with Casablanca Finance City (CFC). Africa 
is one of the fastest-growing economic regions in the world with growing trade 
and investment ties with Canada. Through working with CFC we will facilitate 
information and expertise exchange to develop new opportunities for greater 
international cooperation." 

About Toronto Finance International (TFI) 

TFI is a public-private partnership between Canada's three levels of 
government, the financial services sector and academia. TFI's mission is to 
lead collective action that drives the competitiveness and growth of Toronto's 
financial sector and establishes its prominence as a leading international 
financial centre. (TFI was formerly known as Toronto Financial Services 

About Casablanca Finance City (CFC)

CFC is an African economic and financial hub located at the crossroads of 
continents. Recognized as the leading financial center in Africa and a partner 
of the largest international financial centers, CFC has built a strong 
membership community of financial firms, regional headquarters of 
multinationals, service providers and holding companies. CFC offers its members 
an attractive value proposition including a "Doing Business" support that 
promotes the development of their activities in Africa. Driven by the ambition 
to cater to its community, CFC is committed to promoting the African expertise 
of its members while stimulating synergies and business opportunities within 
its network.

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Source:  Casablanca Finance City (CFC) AND Toronto Finance International (TFI)